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cats have white spots on there fur looks like dandruff

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cats have white spots on there fur looks like dandruff
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 7 years ago.

Thanks for using, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

Where on your body is most of the white stuff?
Is your cat itchy or losing hair?
Is the white stuff attached to the skin?
How long has this stuff been on Goldie?

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
only on furnoy itchy
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 7 years ago.
Is the white stuff more on the back half of him toward his rear legs or all over?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
all over
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 7 years ago.
One more question... does this flake off easily when you come Goldie?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 7 years ago.
This is in fact dandruff that you are describing. This should not be a major problem for your cat. You can continue to comb this off of your cat. Sometimes fish oil supplements (human or animal) poured on the food will help control some of the dandruff. If your cat is overweight then helping him slim down will help him be able to groom more easily and he'll take care of a lot of the dandruff himself.

I hope this helps, best wishes.
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